Joshua Gantt is Black Juice

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This weeks interview is with another person I hold in high regard.  I can’t recall our initial encounter either, but we were also introduced via YouTube.  For the sake of transparency, it was in the same time I met Sang Frais which makes perfect sense considering he is also a co-founder of Nerds with Passports and 10th Tier Media.

Josh is low-key my mentor. LOL  I’ve learned a lot from merely talking to him.  So here is the giveback.  So without further ado,  Meet Joshua Gantt

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Exclusive Interview with Yaku

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Yaku a.k.a Yakuyabai is Youtuber Entertainer from Houston Texas. Currently, living in San Francisco California in pursuit of her dreams. The Yakuyabai Channel is a hub for culture, comedy and overall randomness.  After coming across his channel randomly, earlier this year.  I really wanted to pick his brain.

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Dream Chasin’ with Sang Frais

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In the past two years, I’ve had the opportunity to interview some pretty amazing people.  I normally, provide a little anecdotal story detailing our introduction.  While I can’t recall our initial encounter, I know it was definitely via YouTube.  Out of all the interviews, I’ve done, this hands down feels the most personal.  This is someone I’ve admired. This is someone I’ve learned from.  This is someone who’s looked out for me wanting nothing in return.  This is someone I consider a friend.

Nerds and Nerdettes,  Meet Michelle Simon aka Sang Frais

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My Interview with Cereal Sensei

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I started my journey as an indie creative back 2013. And through my Social Media endeavors, I’ve come across a lot of interesting people.   And Cereal Sensei is someone worth mentioning, he is an aspiring writer, podcaster, and fellow blerd.  When the opportunity surfaced, I reach out for an interview.  We discussed a wide array of topics ranging music to content creation.   Nerd culture to the indie struggle.

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Capturing Emotion with Avery Liburd

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New York City is a pretty big place. But if you run around in certain circles, you’re very likely to come across the same people. That was how I came to know Avery Liburd, formerly known as Avery Li or DarkShonobi on YouTube where we first met. I’m not sure if he remembers or not but when we ran into each other randomly in Midtown Manhattan, where we exchanged pleasantries and introduced ourselves. Thinking about it now, it’s kind of hilarious. Back then Youtube wasn’t the beast that it is now. That was how we connected, so it made perfect sense. And while it wasn’t the most interesting or awkward situation that I’ve encountered when randomly meeting people I talked to online, it definitely struck a chord. Fast forward a few years later, I now I have this platform. It’s important to return the love that was shown to you from way back.

“We build together”

When I reached out, here is what he had to say.
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Artistic Expression with Takeia Marie

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My first encounter with Takeia Marie happened randomly while attending New York Comic Con back 2012.  A rap cipher gone wrong in the middle of the artist alley show floor. She nice with the pen in more ways than one. She can spit.  And even though I embarrassed myself, it made that experience that much more memorable.  How many people can honestly say that they met in this type of manner at Comic Book convention. Not many! But we’ve been chopping it up ever sense.
So when I reached out for an interview.  This is what she had to say.

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Blogs Connect: Meet Stephanie of (AGN)

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Anime Girls NYC is a blog, I’ve followed closely for about 8 months now.  And has shown love, time and time again.   On whatever type of content we publish via WordPress site.  So I always make sure to show love back.

“We Build Together” is something we at SDE firmly believe.  When I reached out to Stephanie, AGN founder.  Here’s what she had to say.

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Dezzy Yates: Journey to Phresh

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My First Introduction to Dezzy Yates was a few years ago, through some mutual friends.  Even back them I was impressed.  Fast forward years later, his style is more refined and the focus is that much clearly.

When I reached out to him for an interview. Here’s what he had to say.

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J-Pop Meets Jazz: Meet Patrick Bartley Jr.

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Back in August We attended the Liberty City Anime Convention. This was were I learned about J-MUSIC Ensemble. The Team and I sat in on a performance and I was utterly blown away. Luckily I was able to catch up with Grammy nominated Saxophonist and Leader of the collective Patrick Bartley Jr.

Here is what he had to say.

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